Deb, Nikhil. 2021/fc. “Slow Violence and the Gas Peedit in Neoliberal India.” Social Problems.
-2019 Brent K. Marshall Graduate Student Paper Award, 1st place, Section on Environment & Technology, Society for the Study of Social Problems
Nikhil Deb’s research broadly focuses on how economic activities, neoliberal pursuits in particular, typically favor some human groups at the expense of other existing or future human groups and the environment. With this focus, he researches the effects of and resistance to neoliberal development undertakings in Bangladesh and India. Through cross-national comparisons, he is expanding his geographic focus to other regions as well. Recently, he became interested in examining the ways in which the global pandemic has exacerbated social, environmental, and health inequalities around the world.